Answered By: Harry L. Whitlock II
Last Updated: Jun 30, 2017     Views: 51

The rules to follow depend on the citation style.

MLA: Treat the author (United States) as a "corporate author." In-text/parenthetical citations need to be created that direct the reader to the specific reference listed on the Works Cited page. Refer to these webpages at the Purdue University OWL:

APA: Use the guidelines for "Organization as an Author." Depending on the number of documents you are citing, there are two webpages to read on how to correctly format the entries.

Chicago: Citing government documents in Chicago is easier than MLA or APA. These two library guides from other academic libraries provide excellent information.

This link is to the Citation & Style Guides library guide.

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